Complex conjugate of a wavefunction or product

Oct 2019
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Hello,

In the below mentioned equation
the * asterisk sign used, is it the complex conjugate or product?
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topsquark

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Apr 2008
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On the dance floor, baby!
It's the complex conjugate. (You threw me for a moment... I thought you were talking about momentum!) The last two terms represent the overlap of the wavefunctions if they are both in \(\displaystyle A \cup B\).

-Dan